KATHMANDU, March 18: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that the social security program would be kept under a single umbrella.

KATHMANDU, March 6: If the proverb ‘morning shows the day’ is anything to go by, Nepal’s economic performance will remain average over next four years as there was no sign of improvement in key economic indicators over the first year of the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Bharat Mohan Adhikari, a four-time finance minister who first introduced the Aafno Gaun Aafai Banau program to develop villages across the country, giving them authority to select their development projects on their own, died on Saturday night. He was 82.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has instructed Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada to make necessary 'intervention' in reducing burgeoning interest rates of bank loans.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Ministry of Finance has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's address to the House of Representatives session on January 6 was based on facts.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said there was no such atmosphere that discourages share investors because overall indicators of national economy were positive.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said the journalists' pen should flow the causes of good governance and development.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said the agriculture sector could not be transformed as the technology has been confined to the laboratory.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Criticizing the World Bank Group's Doing Business Report 2019 that sent Nepal's performance in the global ranking five spots down, Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has vowed to make the Washington-based multilateral development bank review its ranking for the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada Minister has stressed that foreign aid resources must complement, rather than crowd out, domestic resources mobilization.

MORANG, Nov 2: Minister for Finance Dr Yuvaraj Khatiwada has said that there was no liquidity crunch in the country.

PARIS, Oct 18: France’s finance minister has canceled his attendance at an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid doubts over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

SAPTARI, Sept 3: Minister for Finance Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has reaffirmed that the taxation in multi points would be ended very soon.

Aug 27: Iran’s Parliament voted on Sunday to remove the economics and finance minister, the state news media reported, dealing another blow to President Hassan Rouhani as the country faces high unemployment and inflation, as well as a weakened currency.

TEHRAN, Aug 26: Iran’s parliament has voted to sack the finance minister, dealing another blow to President Hassan Rouhani as he faces mounting discontent over the economy.